Advanced Management Techniques (2.0 Hours)

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Description

Participants in this course learn how to assess an organization’s potential for high performance and learn the five factors to consider when managing performance to create a high-performance environment: the organization’s mission statement and strategy, performance measurement strategies, customer orientation, leadership, and culture. This course defines organizational cross-functionality and its benefits to assist in developing techniques to support a cross-functional strategy throughout the organization and shows how several types of knowledge management systems can play a role in implementing that strategy. Course participants learn why acquiring talent and effectively managing it is important to an organization’s success, as well as discover how to create a strategy that not only develops and retains talent in the company. The course provides an understanding of key activities associated with talent management and the roles played by managers in implementing a talent management strategy. Additionally, the course explores the characteristics of the experts on staff, outlines what they want from their manager, and covers techniques and strategies to help meet those needs.  Finally, the course covers the benefits of mentoring programs for employees, mentors, and the organization as a whole and explores the differences between mentoring and coaching relationships. It also details what makes a mentoring program successful, considering the various mentoring models and approaches and how each contributes to making a mentoring program a valuable experience for all involved.

CE Broker:
Approval Number: 20-843213
Provider Number: 50-31808


Course Outline

Advanced Management Techniques- 2.0 Hours

Gauging Your Organization’s High-performing Potential

The current business landscape is so competitive that only organizations with managers who can foster high levels of performance will succeed. Facilitating this kind of environment requires challenging and engaging top performers and optimizing employee development. In this course, you’ll learn to assess your organization’s potential for high performance. You’ll also learn the five factors to consider when managing performance to create a high-performance environment: your organization’s mission statement and strategy, performance measurement strategies, customer orientation, leadership, and culture.

Managing for Cross-functionality

Working on a team with employees from different departments can be a huge challenge. These types of teams often consist of people with different talents, goals, and communication styles. This is why effective cross-functional management is so important. This involves managing teams in a way that bridges the functional silos that constrain your organization. Managing for cross-functionality also means using team leadership skills to support collaboration and teamwork between different departments. This course defines organizational cross-functionality and its benefits. It helps you develop techniques to support a cross-functional strategy throughout your organization. And it shows you how different types of knowledge management systems can play a role in implementing that strategy.

Managing Your Company’s Talent

Some of the core responsibilities of an HR manager are recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining talent that will drive an organization’s performance. For many prospective recruits, their ideal company is one that values and develops employees. To meet these goals and desires, you’ll need an effective talent management plan. In this course, you’ll learn why acquiring talent and effectively managing it is so important to an organization’s success. You’ll discover how to create a strategy that not only develops talent in your company but also retains it in the long term. You’ll also learn about the key activities associated with talent management and the roles played by managers in implementing a talent management strategy.

Managing the Unique Needs of Experts

Managers rely heavily on experts for the in-depth knowledge needed on the job. These experts have unique needs in the workplace. This course explores the characteristics of the experts on your staff; outlines what they want from you, their manager; and covers techniques and strategies to help you meet their needs.

Fostering Mentoring Relationships

Mentor relationships are key to enabling success in both your personal and professional lives. An effective coach can not only teach you vital work and life skills but can also build up your resilience and self-confidence. This course covers the benefits of mentoring programs for employees, mentors, and the organization as a whole and explores the differences between mentoring and coaching relationships. It also details what makes a mentoring program successful, considering the various mentoring models and approaches and how each contributes to making a mentoring program a good experience for all involved.

Additional information

Hours

2.0

Disclosures

Anyone in a position to control the content of educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these standards, all potential conflicts of interest have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the course content over which the individual has control.

The course SME reports no financial relationships relevant to the content of this course.

Methods and CE Requirements:

This online course consists of a combined total of 5 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 2.0 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests, and all required course components to claim continuing education credit.

Important Note:

Martinsburg College shall furnish a written statement of completion to each participant who completes each continuing education program. The statement shall be signed by the instructor or an individual designated by the instructor and shall contain the name of the continuing education program; the number of credit hours; the date of the continuing education program; the name of the participant; and the approved provider number.

The records for a CE activity are maintained by the Martinsburg College for a period of five (5) years and include: course announcement, target audience, course reference materials, course objectives, content outline or agenda with timeframes, evaluation tool(s), teaching methods and materials, instructor's biography, curriculum vitae or resume with qualifications, and a course participant list.